A-Z congress information
Visit the CME accreditation desk at the exhibition or read more here.
With our specially developed ECNP
app you will have the most up-to-date
congress information at your digital
fingertips. As well as all the details
about the congress, the app will also
have information about ECNP in
general. The app is available for
Apple and Android.
Each registered participant will receive a name badge upon
arrival. For organisational and security reasons, we request
that all participants and exhibitors wear their badges at all
times during the congress activities. Lost badges can be
replaced at the registration desk at a cost of € 25 per
badge (Spanish VAT included).
Certificate of attendance
Certificates of attendance will be sent to you after
the congress to the e-mail address provided in your
registration. It is also possible to download the certificate
of attendance via the ECNP website for registered
participants that have attended the congress*. A link to
download the certificate will be available after the congress.
* The certificate of attendance is not available for group- and
on-site registrations. If you would like to have a certificate
of attendance and you are part of a group, or have
registered on-site, please go to the ECNP Plaza (level P0) to check if you have a MyECNP account, or create one in case you are not yet in the ECNP database.
Certificate of poster presentation
After the congress poster presenters can obtain a
certificate of poster presentation via the ECNP website.
The certificate is only available for presenting authors.
Co-authors can be listed on the certificate at the request
of the presenting author.
Children at the congress
Children are not permitted in the session rooms, poster area
or in the exhibition area at the venue. Childcare services are
provided by the 31st ECNP Congress.
For more information, please click here
or go to the registration desk.
The cloakroom is free of charge for congress participants.
It is located on Level P0, close to the main entrance.
Coffee and lunch
Coffee, tea and lunch are included in the registration fee and are available to all congress participants at the poster area on Sunday and Monday, at the exhibition on Sunday-Tuesday, and on Saturday in Foyer 1.
To buy a small snack or beverage, you can find a cash bar on Level P0.
Congress supplement to the ECNP journal European Neuropsychopharmacology (ENP)
All abstracts accepted for publication are published in the congress supplement to ENP. Participants who pre-ordered the supplement will receive their copy by regular mail after the congress. A copy can also be ordered on-site at the registration desk for € 55 (Dutch VAT included).
The congress venue is equipped with facilities for the disabled. However, if you have any special needs or disabilities, please let the registration secretariat, CPO HANSER SERVICE, know when you arrive at the congress. The staff will be available at the registration desk during the congress opening hours.
The place to be if you want to take a break between sessions or meet up with others during the congress. The ECNP Plaza offers a variety of features and services:
■ Find out all about ECNP membership.
■ Learn more about current and future ECNP activities and initiatives.
■ Find printed copies of our most recent publications.
Furthermore, you can simply come by to relax in our
lounge area. You can find us on Level P0 during the
following opening hours:
Electricity and power outlets
The normal electricity supply is 230 volts. Power outlets
are available at several plug-and-charge areas throughout
the venue for you to charge electronic devices.
First aid service is available at Level M0 of the congress venue.
number within the venue is: + 34 638774735.
From outside the venue: 112.
The nearest hospital is:
Hospital del Mar
Passeig Maritim 25-29
T + 34 93 248 3000
T + 34 93 248 3335/34
The organisers will not accept liability for individual
medical, travel or personal insurance. It is highly
recommended that all participants carry proper health
and travel insurance.
The official language of the 31st ECNP Congress is English.
No translation will be provided.
Lost and found
For lost and found items, please go to the registration
desk located at Level P0.
Participants can meet at the ECNP Plaza on Level P0.
Please ensure that your mobile phone is on silent
when attending a session.
An overview of the on-site opening hours of several areas as the registration, speakers secretariat, please click here.
For those who missed a session or would like to review
a presentation, all symposium presentations approved
for release by their presenters are posted as webcast
on the ECNP website after the congress.
ECNP welcomes the press to the 31st ECNP Congress.
ECNP places a high priority on informing the public about
important news and developments related to the science
and treatment of disorders of the brain. The college is
happy to facilitate any contacts with ECNP specialists.
Participation in the congress is free of charge for journalists, but requires registration. Read more
Tom Parkhill, ECNP press officer, is available to assist,
please contact him by e-mail at email@example.com.
Journalists can pick up press releases, and a press
information pack, from the press room (Room 127).
The press room is accessible for registered press
only. ECNP also offers a press interview room.
Further information is available at the press room.
Printing on-site is possible at the ECNP Plaza.
Programme look up
Special congress information terminals are available for searching through the
online programme, looking up speakers and abstracts,
exhibition information and floor plans. The terminals are
located at the ECNP Plaza, the poster area, exhibition Levels P0 and P1.
Recording, filming and photography
Audio and video/DVD recording and taking pictures with
flash are prohibited during the congress sessions. The only
photography which is allowed during session is photography
of slides, which is permitted only for reference purposes
(to respect the speaker’s copyright, reproduction is strictly
forbidden). Photography of posters is allowed under similar
terms. No (professional) filming crews or photographers
are allowed under any circumstances in the session rooms
of the ECNP scientific programme or poster area, except
those hired by the 31st ECNP Congress Foundation.
Persons in possession of a filming pass (press) are allowed
to film and photograph at the designated filming areas
(ECNP Plaza, level P0 and Foyer 2, level P1).
As with every ECNP Congress, we work closely with the venue and local authorities to help to make sure that our participants enjoy a safe and secure congress experience.
To this end, the following measures are instituted:
All persons entering the congress have to wear their badge at all times and must show this on entering the building or session rooms
- Overcoats, umbrellas, walking sticks, suitcases and the like must be deposited in the cloakroom provided
- Escape routes, emergency exits and circulation routes are kept free from obstruction at all times, and are safely accessible
- For reasons of safety and hazard prevention, the instructions of the safety and security staff, and stewards must be adhered to at all times.
It is not allowed to bring drinks or food inside the session
rooms. When a session room is fully seated, it is not
permitted to enter the room or stand at the back of
the room due to security regulations. Room 113 will be available as an overflow room during the keynote session and plenary lectures.
The 31st ECNP Congress is a non-smoking congress.
Taxis are usually stationed outside the main entrance
of the congress venue.
Free wireless internet is available throughout
the congress venue.